SAN BERNARDINO, CA- As part of its ongoing commitment to responsible banking and to help increase youth financial education, Union Bank partnered with Operation HOPE (HOPE) and the Boys & Girls Clubs of San Bernardino (BGCSB) to educate high school students about the basics of personal finance using HOPE’s Banking on Our Future curriculum. Union Bank volunteers Rosella Bernal, Michael Milian and Jason Nesbihal began teaching HOPE’s award-winning youth financial dignity program to members of the BGCSB on April 11. The five-week course culminated with a recognition ceremony to celebrate the students’ completion of the program May 9. The Banking on Our Future curriculum offers five modules: Course in Dignity (covers the importance of responsible budgeting and money management), Basics of Budgeting, Get Smart About Banking (Checking and Savings Accounts), Fundamentals of Credit, and Introduction to Savings and Investing. Each week, students participating in the program learned practical lessons by using hands-on calculations and real-world examples. During the ceremony, students, teachers and parents were also treated to a special demonstration of the bank’s newest financial education tool – the Yuby app.
ONTARIO, CA- In an effort to promote education in the fields of Science, Technology, Engineering Arts, and Math, join Victorville Motors and Shear Realty and buy a student a ticket to see Mindless Behavior and Friends at the Citizens Bank Arena, and also EXCITE their appetites for STEAM. Tickets are on sale now at Citizens Business Bank Arena for $49, $39, and $29. Proceeds will go towards providing FREE Millionaire Mind Kids Summer Camps and meals for Victor Valley’ Youth. Purchase tickets under one of the schools’ PROMO CODES which can be found on the Millionaire Mind Kids Smart Center Facebook page.
Millionaire Mind Kids is accepting applications for summer Camps. To receive your application, please email firstname.lastname@example.org. Deadline to complete and return applications is May 31. The Camp will be held from June 16-27 for ages 13 to 18; July 7-July 11 for ages 9 to 12; July 14-July 18 for ages 13 to 18; and July 21-July 25. Open House for sponsors, businesses, educators, families and students (the public) will be held on June 16 from 9:00 a.m.—11 a.m. Contact MMK for group student tickets at (760) 240-4044.
BLU Educational Foundation Announces Innovative College And Career Readiness Experience for Local Students
SAN BERNARDINO, CA- BLU Educational Foundation is pleased to announce the kick-off of its Hustle & Flow Academy, an innovative hands-on approach to preparing young people for college and career success. Considered the ultimate college and career readiness experience for young people, the Academy will be held June 9 – 13 and June 16 on the campus of San Bernardino Valley College. The Hustle & Flow Academy is open to all young adults 16 to 23-years-old. Tuition is $150 and includes lunch.
The Academy will be held from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily beginning June 9. Registration may be completed online. Attendees will use their talents, skills and dreams to create a personalized action plan for their future. Students will be guided by college advisors and business professionals through intense, results producing activities and workshops that will include resume building, public speaking, creating a personal statement, and interviewing and soft skills training for the workplace. Attendees will also have an opportunity to compete for internships and win a $500 scholarship. For more information, visit www.blueedfoundation.org or call (909) 820-2827.